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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:46 PM

Re: Environmentalists Completely Duped.

where does raising of livestock come into this...?

Mon Nov 17

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 3:20 PM

Re: Could the iPhone 6 have been built 3 yrs. ago?

sad that Woz feels the need to be a Kardashian...

Thu Nov 6

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:16 PM

Re: Apple devices under malware attack in China

At total 467 infected applications have been found on the Chinese Maiyadi App Store for Mac OS X systems. That's different from the official Mac App Store, which is controlled and curated by Apple and its own approval process.

Apple has
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Mon Nov 3

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:03 PM

Re: Criticism of Virgin Galactic

Reconcile these two?

A point in the OP is that I don't see space tourism as advancing this goal.
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I do not mean to be dismissive of what VG is doing. The technological improvements that they will make will ultimately help
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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:39 PM

Re: Criticism of Virgin Galactic

different organizations/different means.

What's your point?

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 11:45 AM

Re: As I Thought, MCX FUD

"When merchants join us, they have a choice," says Rankin. "They can't have Apple Pay or Google Wallet until their exclusivity expires." He wouldn't say how long the term lasts, but says "it's closer to months than [more]

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:03 AM

Re: Criticism of Virgin Galactic

I would be much more interested in sending robotic missions to the moon and the asteroids. Let's try to send an automated factory capable of making hydrogen fuel from water in an asteroid or in lunar soil. Fill a tank with hydrogen that could be [more]

Fri Oct 31

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 12:49 PM

Re: In one way touch ID is less secure than passcode

So make sure you encode your touch ID with a different finger (like your ring finger on your non dominant hand) and then "comply" by using your fingerprint on your main index finger over and over and play dumb when it doesn't [more]

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:20 AM

Re: Home Equity Line of Credit

Great post. wish i could rec it twice!

When I was at Capital One in the 2001-2002 timeframe we launched the HELOC card (Home Equity Line of Credit). I remember vividly discussing with my colleagues how incredibly irresponsible most [more]

Thu Oct 30

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 3:02 PM

Re: Makes no difference AT ALL

oh great, next he'll bring back the rainbow Apple logo.

(just kidding! ;-)

Wed Oct 29

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:50 PM

Re: iMad @ CVS & Rite Aid & Wal-Mart & Best Buy + 50

many of the retailers are *required* to opt out because of the requirements of the CurrentC consortium that prohibits them from participating in a competing system.

In other news, CurrentC, still in early stages of development and rollout, [more]

Mon Oct 27

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 7:54 PM

Re: Are retailers closing ranks on Apple?

But to portray the entire vertical as hapless in their data analysis?


I didn't, but thanks for playing.

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:42 PM

Re: iRefuse Apple Pay

from the article (with the sensationalist writing):

While Apple Pay allows users to store whatever credit cards they'd like in their phones, CurrentC taps directly into the user's bank account.

Results, though, are the same: a
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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 6:32 PM

Re: Are retailers closing ranks on Apple?

They also know your buying habits, where you shop, and from what you buy can take very educated guesses on your demographics. Retailers already know a stunning amount of information about you.

Hah.

They may (in some but not [more]

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:54 AM

Re: Pay Day Lending & the Military

local usury laws don't apply to companies dealing across state lines.

This is why credit card companies set up shop in high interest rate friendly domiciles such as South Dakota and Delaware.

Marquette Nat. Bank of Minneapolis v. [more]

Thu Oct 23

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:24 AM

Re: OT: No Daisies in New York

Have to do something with all that money!

All WHAT money..?

Mon Oct 6

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:52 AM

Re: Lobbyists rule -- patients go bankrupt

Wendy,

I would humbly suggest that the problem with healthcare in this country is that we don't want to have an honest conversation about fixing the SYSTEM and instead have various interests squabbling around the individual issues trying to [more]

Fri Oct 3

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:14 PM

Re: Apple gets BOOED

Apple received boos and criticism from a small faction for not sending anyone to collect its accolades



More click-baiting headlines, because "journalists" know that any negative mention of Apple in a headline will [more]

Tue Sep 30

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:53 PM

Re: Rocket Science and Higher Order Effects

weird, it looks like english, and i'm reasonably skilled at reading comprehension, but i couldn't make sense of it.

Tue Sep 16

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 4:08 PM

Re: Obesity - Is Apple Watch the Cure?

new weight loss plan:

"all the money i spend on apple, i can't afford to eat..."



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